A recent study analysing over 30 million job posts found 85% of businesses in 2022 offered hybrid or fully remote options. In 2019, it was only about 50%. The COVID-19 pandemic presented an unprecedented opportunity for companies to adopt remote work practices. Are virtual internships the next wave of this brave new world? The idea … Read more
You may not be able to take the inherent desi-ness out of an Indian but you can certainly take the Indian out of India, placed in a plum job abroad. Current records from the Ministry of External Affairs in India puts that particular expat number in the vicinity of 32 million. USA claims the highest … Read more
Career change has become a new normal in the 21st century. With so much going around us in terms of technological breakthroughs, digital transformation, fast-evolving company and customer behavior, it is unrealistic to expect the type and level of employee loyalty that were common a couple of decades ago. More than half of Americans quit … Read more
Operations managers make the business processes of their organizations—from sourcing raw materials to production and distribution—clutter free.
We got an email from a commanding officer in the Indian Navy, with a request on behalf of retired military veterans (‘vets’). Here’s a gist of what he said: In the western world, the military veteran network is very strong. They have good websites, channels and consulting services for veterans. In contrast, our Indian … Read more
In business school jargon, ‘feeder’ or ‘target’ programs are those that you can target to get into specific industries such as investment banking, consulting, technology or any other sector you may have in mind. In contrast, non-target or non-feeder schools are those that aren’t considered primarily for their focus on a particular sector you’re targeting. … Read more
The typical approach for many MBA aspirants is to jump right into the application process, without getting the foundation in place first. This includes addressing questions related to the need/relevance of an MBA degree as well as career planning after graduating. Very few MBA aspirants, such as Sanjeet Kathuria, see the value in taking up … Read more
Millions of professionals across the world are stuck in the wrong careers, doing work they were never meant to do. No wonder so many enroll in MBA programs, hoping it’ll get them out of misery. But unless you know what’s the right career after an MBA, there’s always the possibility of getting stuck in another … Read more
At first glance, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) firms look alike: they both represent firms that invest in companies and exit when the time is ripe and they can make good returns. But there are differences – they buy stakes in companies of different types and sizes, make different levels of investments, and … Read more
Higher education can be your path to riches, but only if you choose your major carefully. If you don’t, an undergraduate or postgraduate degree will earn you only as much as a high-school diploma. Not all majors are created equal. But what makes one “rich,” what salary or income one should earn to deserve that … Read more
What do the terms “sell-side” and “buy-side” mean in the world of finance? Let’s try to demystify them. Difference between sell-side and buy-side What does a sell-side firm do? The sell-side comprises professionals who represent companies that need to raise capital by selling securities. Sell-side institutions include investment banking and commercial banking firms, … Read more
Of the top-five most-attractive employers for business graduates, three are tech firms, according to a survey conducted by Universum last year. Google is at the top, Apple is at No. 3, and Amazon at No. 5.